Looking at the 12" for CS InDesign/Illustrator and Cockos Reaper

Discussion in 'MacBook' started by Yr Blues, Aug 10, 2016.

  1. Yr Blues macrumors 68020

    Jan 14, 2008
    I do mostly simple print design that's all vector based.

    In Reaper, I use only 8-16 tracks usually. Half audio tracks, half MIDI instruments.

    The 12" MacBook is really appealing for its size and portability but mainly because there's no moving internal parts … no fan!

    Every MacBook I've owned I had to eventually repair/replace the fan and I'm tired of the noise.
  2. sziehr macrumors 6502a

    Jun 11, 2009
    Its an ultrabook. This is not a pro replacement. This machine will do all of the task you want just not super fast or uber smooth.

    I want to add i heart this machine. I just think it is 250 over priced. This should be a slightly cheaper machine. This what i do would serve me vastly better than any iPad
  3. Yr Blues thread starter macrumors 68020

    Jan 14, 2008
    I agree that's it's way overpriced, but I'm still on an A1181 MacBook that's pretty smooth on Snow Leopard. It's ready to be taken out back and shot.

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